April J. Lisbon, Ed.D. is a 20-year veteran school psychologist and parent of a child on the Autism Spectrum. Dr. Lisbon believes in helping families of autistic individuals and other neurodiverse learners identify, clarify, and share their stories without guilt or shame. She believes that by giving families their ‘voices’ back, they have the power to shift the course of their destinies. Dr. Lisbon is an empowerment speaker who has spoken on several stages within her local area and various states. She has also appeared as a guest on several podcast shows on iHeart Radio and Apple Podcasts. As an international award-winning author, Dr. Lisbon has authored three books geared towards families raising children with exceptional needs. She has been seen in the Washington Post, NBC News, Business Insider, Forbes, Autism Parenting Magazine, The TODAY Show Parenting, Family Circle Magazine, and several other national and international media outlets.